Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of a Mask of a Man's Head

Date:
12th century
Culture:
Central Asia
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (11.4 x 7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.32.23
Not on view
[ Emil Trinkler , Bremen, Germany, excavated or purchased in Tibet or Turkestan during 1927–1928 Trinkler expedition; sold to Kleijkamp by 1930]; [ Jan Kleijkamp , New York, by 1930, sold to MMA]
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